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Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 275,705
Posted By riceaterslc
I have both. If I could only have one it would be...

I have both. If I could only have one it would be the 675. I smile everytime I ride it. The 800 is more of a utility bike for me. Goes down the highway nice, decent off-road characteristics, but no...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
I did last year. 65w jacket and gloves. No issues.

I did last year. 65w jacket and gloves. No issues.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By riceaterslc
x2 on Harbor Freight or..i used one of...

x2 on Harbor Freight

or..i used one of these for years, until the movers bent it this past summer:
http://t-rex-racing.com/catalog.php?item=34

will be replacing with this, IMO they are worth...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
normal. mine would overflow at slow speed while...

normal. mine would overflow at slow speed while i was learing to ride in dirt. i bought the KTM fan kit and have never had an overflow since.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
I also recently bought an Acerbis tank (see my...

I also recently bought an Acerbis tank (see my issue on page 148) and also have an extra fitting.

on a side note, i emailed Acerbis about my fuel pump hole issue and they sent me a new tank, no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
excellent. thanks! :beer

excellent. thanks!
:beer
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
that's exactly what it is. i bought the bike...

that's exactly what it is. i bought the bike used with the damper installed. i didn't realize there were two sizes.




thanks, the mount is using the forward most holes. the HDB mount for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
thanks. so it seems that there are two types of...

thanks. so it seems that there are two types of mounts, top mount and sub mount. the sub mount version has the shorter stem.

i think i'm just going to try and cut it down. if i try to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
thanks. i sent acerbis an email too, waiting to...

thanks. i sent acerbis an email too, waiting to hear back from their response.

i feel the same exact way as you when it comes to altering things that hold liquid but was hoping someone on here...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
Acerbis Tank

When I went to finish installing my new Acerbis tank I ran into this problem in the photo below.

The holes are too close together and I can't get both the plug and fuel line fitting in at the same...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
well played :D thanks for the...

well played :D





thanks for the replies guys, looks like i'll just end up keeping it. i haven't ridden without it, so i'm sure the high speed dampening is doing it's job.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
Scotts Steering Stabilizer

How do you guys use a steering stabilizer? Do you only use it sometimes? Do you leave it on the same setting or change it up?

My bike came with one installed and I don't like it.

I'm new to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
i had/have the same issue. i just gently slam it...

i had/have the same issue. i just gently slam it with my hand from the rear forward and it usually pops into place. i don't even bolt the screw down now since the fit is so tight. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,242
Posted By riceaterslc
Free Bridgestone battle wing tires ...

Free

Bridgestone battle wing tires
90-90-21 BW-501
150-70-17 BW-502

Probably around 7k on them. Decent amount of tread left, rear is a little flat in the middle.

Came on the bike used and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By riceaterslc
it wasn't meant as a discouragement, just an FYI....

it wasn't meant as a discouragement, just an FYI. the MSF courses are free on post, and they supply the bikes.
i'm sure there are plenty of servicemenbers out there riding around without the proper...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By riceaterslc
FYI, Military Requirements: Does he have a...

FYI, Military Requirements:
Does he have a motorcycle endorsement on his driver's license?
Has he taken the MSF Basic Course? (if not, cannot ride)
If yes, has he taken the Sport Bike or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 44,724
Posted By riceaterslc
Nice report steve! Glad you were able to...

Nice report steve!

Glad you were able to save yourself, and the bike, from disaster. I would have had to change my shorts after that....

is the Concert Hall the same place we went last year?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
5'10", 32" inseam, seat concepts low as well. no...

5'10", 32" inseam, seat concepts low as well. no issues, just slide my butt cheek off to the side if i don't want to tiptoe...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,264
Views: 303,686
Posted By riceaterslc
Anyone going to capitol forest tomorrow? lady...

Anyone going to capitol forest tomorrow? lady friend got a new XT250 that she wants to break in and i'm not familiar with the roads down there. if not we'll just putz around for a while and...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,485
Posted By riceaterslc
exactly what I use mine for. i have a Kranzle. ...

exactly what I use mine for. i have a Kranzle. i chose it over a less expensive karcher (which are still good) because everything is metal and replacable. you can also run the pump with no water...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 275,705
Posted By riceaterslc
200?! I've never seen that, cudos to you. I'll...

200?! I've never seen that, cudos to you. I'll average around ~165 per tank running down the slab @75, around 140 when commuting.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By riceaterslc
which version of the streetguard? i've been...

which version of the streetguard?

i've been using a SG2 for about 4 years. i've been in some torrential downpours and only had one small wet spot right above the pant zipper. other than that,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
no kiddin. you got one? ;) yes, all...

no kiddin. you got one? ;)



yes, all fuses are good. just pulled the two relays on the right side of the bike, checking them now.

at first it was an intermittent thing, where the wiggled...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
Sure did, pulling a strong 13v. Headlight and...

Sure did, pulling a strong 13v. Headlight and tail light are plenty bright. It's definitely a loose connection somewhere. I put a jumper wire on the harness above, essentially disabling the need...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 461,991
Posted By riceaterslc
Starting Issue

I went to start the bike today and it let me down. When I turn the ignition key there is no priming of the fuel pump and the "FI" light doesn't come on. When wiggle the harness in the pic below,...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,497
Posted By riceaterslc
this is good to know. i recently ordered the...

this is good to know. i recently ordered the same during the 25% sale. i specifically requested the 2nd gen and was confirmed that i would receive one. however, when i asked about pit zips, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 44,724
Posted By riceaterslc
Looks like a great ride! Almost makes me miss...

Looks like a great ride! Almost makes me miss Missouri...almost :)

Sweet looking scrambler!

Steve, how's the new suspension working out?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,619
Posted By riceaterslc
side stands are over-rated!:rofl I was...

side stands are over-rated!:rofl



I was on the KTM 350. Overall, I thought the ride was great, and it was nice meeting you all.
There were enough people setting different paces where I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,619
Posted By riceaterslc
KTM is plated, so no issus there. I understand...

KTM is plated, so no issus there. I understand this is a DS ride, but am looking forward to checking out this area in general, and what better way than with some other ADVers!

I just don't want...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,619
Posted By riceaterslc
is the start at stop location the same? i would...

is the start at stop location the same? i would love to join in but would be trailering my little KTM down there from Tacoma. need to see what capitol forest is like compared to tahuya!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By riceaterslc
All, Thanks for all the info! Looks like it...

All,

Thanks for all the info! Looks like it would have been better to pass through later in the year

I do have my street triple on the trailer too but unfortunately my tags just expired

Oh...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By riceaterslc
Good riding near Boulder - 20 March?

I'll be passing through Boulder on a move out west and have an extra day in the area.

I want to take my KTM out for a ride so I can experience all the great things people say about riding in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By riceaterslc
thanks guys, youtube vids on those locations...

thanks guys, youtube vids on those locations look great..

it's so green!
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By riceaterslc
all of the rails were welded where they met the...

all of the rails were welded where they met the frame, top, bottom and sides. i then put M8 bolts through the rails into the frame for extra support, 2 front and 2 rear per rail.

the front bar...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 44,724
Posted By riceaterslc
had to get one more ride in on my last weekend in...

had to get one more ride in on my last weekend in missouri.

http://www.smokedtires.com/dubr/cwong/KTM%20350%20EXC-F/DSC01075.JPG
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By riceaterslc
Riding areas around Tacoma?

I'm moving to the Tacoma area next week and will have a few days off before I start work.

I want to get some single track in if possible but have never been out to that part of the country.

Are...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By riceaterslc
thanks for your input. i think you're...

thanks for your input.

i think you're definitely correct on the box frame. honestly i didn't even consider it until after i had already bought the new materials. maybe when i get settled in my...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By riceaterslc
Trailer (re)Build

I picked up a 3 rail trailer for a great price from an inmate on here.
The trailer worked great for a single dirt bike, but with 2 dirt bikes or either one of my street bikes it got really wobbly....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 44,724
Posted By riceaterslc
Welcome to the forum. What kind of 14 do you...

Welcome to the forum. What kind of 14 do you have?

Thinking about hitting chadwick weekend after next, pendin weather. Anyone interested?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 44,724
Posted By riceaterslc
more than i got sitting inside all day. did cman...

more than i got sitting inside all day. did cman blow away?
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